Résumé

  • Create great designs and intuitive solutions in the most effective media to translate the client's vision into a reality, while best meeting customer's needs and expectations.
  • Manages projects to successfully meet customer expectations and business goals
  • Experienced brand identity developer and knowledgeable of web-specific advertising and marketing techniques
  • Delivers creative and interpretive design solutions for internet/intranet websites to achieve business needs
  • Frequently interacts with internal/external customers and functional peer groups to improve user experience
  • Experienced in the analysis, design, and modification processes of various high quality applications
  • Determines methods and procedures to be used on new assignments and provides guidance to personnel
  • Experienced in designing prototypes (wireframes, interactive examples, high fidelity prototypes), and responsive/adaptive websites
  • Coordinator between high-level management, marketing, project sponsors, programmers and end users
  • Provides leadership and assistance to personnel to improve digital marketing content and applications
  • Ensures deployment procedures are followed and quality assurance standards are met or exceeded
  • Establishes design strategy and guidelines, including multimedia integration and corporate identity standards
  • Determines and coordinates the information architecture and translates this into graphical user interfaces
  • Ensures website accessibility (Section 508 and OK HB2197) for all customers including people with disabilities
  • Provides support and design direction for multimedia, customer publications, briefings, illustrations, and exhibits
  • Experienced public speaker, presenter, and trainer (e.g. provides training seminars at conferences)
  • Encourages positive staff culture and served as Chairman of the Employees' Association
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Web Languages

  • CSS
  • HTML
  • XHTML
  • Actionscript

Web Standards

  • WCAG 2.0
  • Section 508
  • Oklahoma Electronic Information Technology Accessibility Standards (HB2197)

Integration of styling in:

  • HTML
  • XHTML
  • Python
  • PHP
  • ASP.NET

Open Source Experience:

  • Plone CMS
  • Zope web application server
  • WordPress CMS
  • Joomla CMS
  • Mambo CMS
  • Drupal 6, Drupal 7 CMS
  • Acquia DevDesktop
  • ATutor LCMS
  • Gallery CMS
  • Openlaszlo RIA development framework
  • osCmax eCommerce
  • osCommerce eCommerce
  • Moodle CMS
  • Nucleus CMS
  • OpenCMS Portal
  • Piwik Analytics
  • SilverStripe CMS
  • Trac issue tracking/wiki/version control system interface
  • TYPO3 CMS
  • XOOPS CMS
  • Zen Cart eCommerce
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  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite:
    • Illustrator
    • Photoshop
    • Dreamweaver
    • Flash
    • InDesign
    • Acrobat Professional
    • Fireworks
    • Premiere
    • After Effects
  • Apache OpenOffice Suite
  • LibreOffice Suite
  • MS Office Suite
  • MS Project
  • MS Visio
  • Lightwave
  • Inkscape
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Mockingbird Wireframes
  • Balsamiq Mockups
  • GitHub
  • Extensis Suitcase Fusion 3
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Establishments

  • Interworks, Inc.
    1425 S Sangre Rd, Stillwater, OK 74074
    - 405-624-3214 - interworks.com
    • Position: Web Developer (1/2017 - Present)
  • QuikTrip Corporation
    4705 S 129th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74134
    - 918-615-7700 - quiktrip.com
    • Position: Digital and Social Media Content Specialist (8/2015 - 1/2017)
  • State of Oklahoma - Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES), Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, CareerTech
    1500 West 7 Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074
    - 405-377-2000 - okcareertech.org
    • Position: Web Media Specialist (2009 - 8/2015)
    • Position: Flash Developer (2006 - 2009)
    • Position: Webmaster (Senior Media Development, Graphic Designer) (2003 – 2006)
  • Solid Line Design (View clientele listing at solidlinedesign.com/work)
    2015 West 11 Avenue, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
    - 405-334-7560 - solidlinedesign.com
    • Position: Owner, Principal Designer (2002 – Present)
  • Spherexx, Inc.
    9142 S. Sheridan, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
    • Position: Contract Web Designer (Contract work)
  • Price Media Group
    Oklahoma City, OK
    • Position: Contract Web Designer (Contract work)
  • Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE) Apprenticeship
    1446 North Clinton Avenue, Bay Shore, New York 11706
    - 631-665-2291 - ulae.com
    • Position: Internship (2000)
  • Walt Disney World – MGM Studios Backlot Express, Internship
    1500 351 South Studio Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
    • Position: Internship (1999)
  • Carpentree, Inc.
    2724 North Sheridan, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74115
    • Position: Display Designer (1995 - 2002)
  • Signs 4 Less Apprenticeship
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • Position: Designer & Production Assistant (1995)

Freelance Design Work

From A to Z:
  • Art Efflux, Oklahoma State University Art History Club
  • Assurance Mortgage
  • Brandon Reese Sculpture
  • Bullet Productions
  • Nola Bump's Coffee Company
  • Can Stein, Inc.
  • Caremark, Inc.
  • Countryside Baptist Church
  • Crowdis Studios
  • Deco Beauty Co.
  • Digital Forensic Professionals, Inc.
  • Eagle Apparal Designs
  • Eden's Botanicals & Eden's Medical
  • Elite Printing Group
  • Entirely Creative
  • Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University (OSU)
  • Gary’s Ski and Skate Unique
  • Gary Breisch Company Land Surveying Services
  • Genesee Photo Systems (GPS) and Party Pix
  • God’s Energetic Mature Saints (GEMS)
  • H20 Sports Unlimited
  • I.D. Prints, David Horton
  • Impact Youth Group
  • Jones Monument Company
  • KXZY Radio Station, Oklahoma State University (OSU)
  • Meketrex, Inc.
  • Mosaic Community
  • Oklahoma Center for Information Assurance and Forensics Education
  • Ozark Plastics, Inc.
  • Performance Products Technologies, Inc.
  • Price Media Group
  • Quietsight Productions, Inc.
  • Retired Educators for Youth in Agriculture Programs
  • Oklahoma State University (OSU) Students In Design
  • Oklahoma State University (OSU) Water-ski & Wakeboard Team
  • Sandlin Rentals, BW & JW Holding Co.
  • Settlers' Crossing at Cimarron Trails Resort
  • Ski-Unique
  • Spherexx, Inc.
  • Stillwater Group Homes, Inc.
  • Touch of Sun Tanning Salon & Company, Videos & More, Inc.
  • Tuner Key, Dino’s Tires & Wheels, Inc.
  • The Third Place Coffee Shop
  • WalkOKC
  • Woman's Oklahoma Golf Association (WOGA)
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  • 2010 - Web Accessibility 101, Information Technology Accessibility Conference, July 20, 2010, MetroTech Technology Center-Economic Development Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 2010 - Understanding Accessibility Using CSS and HTML, Information Technology Accessibility Conference, July 20, 2010, MetroTech Technology Center-Economic Development Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 2009 - Web Accessibility 101, Information Technology Accessibility Conference, July 23, 2009, MetroTech-Economic Development Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 2009 - Basic CSS and Accessibility, Information Technology Accessibility Conference, July 22, 2009, MetroTech-Economic Development Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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  • 2012 - Overview of Free and Open Source Software (Case Study: Implementing Plone CMS for okcareertech.org), OSWG Fall Conference: Innovation & Modernization, October 16, 2012, Metro Technology Center Springlake Campus, Business Conference Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • 2009 - Deploying a Content Management System, Oklahoma CareerTech Information Technology (IT) Directors Conference, April 8-9, 2009, Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • 2009 - Web Design: Quality Websites, Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools Conference, March 09, 2009, Moore Norman Technology Center-S. Penn Campus, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Specialized Course Certificates and Training

  • 2015 – Drupal 7 – Drupal In A Day: Build Flexible, Extensible Websites, Acquia, April 15, Oklahoma
  • 2015 – Spectrum Development Training, State of Oklahoma, OMES Training and Development, March 9, Oklahoma
  • 2015 – Elevate Your Social Game with Hootsuite, Amin Ibrahim and Chris Mercer, March 6, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – Infographics: Redefining Visual Content, Madison Stirland, DEQ Air Quality, IPro, Sept. 9, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – Hello Drupal – Intro to Drupal Website Development, Acquia/Interworks, August 19, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – Customer Service – A Lost Art, Certified Public Manager, August 21, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – WordPress CMS - A viable open-source solution for small to mid-sized agencies, Teri Simonton, IPro, August 12, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – Do You Need an App for That? Chris Shilling, Appable, IPro, October 14, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – Millenials in the Public Workforce, Robert Hathorne, IPro, July 8, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – Change Management and OMES/ISD Alignment Workshop/SWOT Analysis, June 23, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – Successful Social Media Management, Candice Timmons, IPro, May 13, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – Understanding Responsive Web Design, Ryan LaBouve, OU, IPro, April 8, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – Personal Computing Security: Protecting yourself and your devices, Ed Eckenstein, IPro, February 11, Oklahoma
  • 2014 – SEO Musts for the Non-SEO Mind, Ruth Burr Reedy, BigWing Interactive, IPro, January 13, Oklahoma
  • 2013 – Finding Your Social Media Voice, Jed Sundwall, IPro, September 10, Oklahoma
  • 2013 – Successful Social Media Management, Candice Timmons, OU, IPro Conference, October 8, Oklahoma
  • 2013 – Open Source Online Learning Systems for Agencies and Higher Education, Mario A. Rosas, Consultant, xforty technologies, IPro Conference, October 8, Oklahoma
  • 2013 – Creating Accessible PDFs, Rob Carr, Oklahoma ABLE Tech, IPro Conference, October 8, Oklahoma
  • 2013 – Socrata - Why Open Data? Jesse Romine, Jordan Gilbertson, Socrata, IPro Conference, October 8, Oklahoma
  • 2013 – Web-based tools & Mobile Technology for Emergency Response, Incident Management, and Okstrong.ok.gov, Keli Cain, OEM, and Jake Lowrey, OMES, IPro Conference, October 8, Oklahoma
  • 2013 – Digital Communications Management, Phil Miller, GovDelivery, IPro Conference, October 8, Oklahoma
  • 2013 – ESRI - The Expanding Role of GIS in the State Government Enterprise, Michael Funaro, IPro Conference, October 8, Oklahoma
  • 2012 – Security Awareness Training, SANS Institute, September 17, Oklahoma
  • 2010 – Web Accessibility 101, Information Technology Accessibility Conference, July 20, Oklahoma
  • 2010 – Understanding Accessibility Using CSS and HTML, Info Tech. Accessibility Conf., July 20, Oklahoma
  • 2009 – Web Accessibility 101, Information Technology Accessibility Conference, July 23, Oklahoma
  • 2009 – Basic CSS and Accessibility, Information Technology Accessibility Conference, July 22, Oklahoma
  • 2008 – Captioning & Multimedia, June 2nd, Derek Featherstone, Knowbility.org, Oklahoma
  • 2008 – Advanced Accessible CSS Techniques, June 3rd, John Wiley, Google, Inc. - Knowbility.org, Oklahoma
  • 2008 – Basic Accessible CSS Intro, June 2nd, John Wiley, Google, Inc. - Knowbility.org, Oklahoma
  • 2008 – Dreamweaver for Accessibility, June 3rd, Glenda Sims, Knowbility.org, Oklahoma
  • 2008 – Lean Concepts Train the Trainer, Moore Norman Technology Center BIS, December 18th, Oklahoma
  • 2007 – Desktop and Portable Computers of Information Technology Accessibility, TecAccess, Oklahoma
  • 2007 – Telecommunication Products of Information Technology Accessibility, TecAccess, Oklahoma
  • 2007 – Information Technology Accessibility General Session, Oklahoma ABLE Tech, Oklahoma
  • 2007 – Information, Documentation & Support of Information Technology Accessibility, TecAccess, Oklahoma
  • 2007 – Software Applications & Operating Systems - Information Technology Accessibility, TecAccess, Oklahoma
  • 2007 – Web-based Information or Applications of Information Technology Accessibility, TecAccess, Oklahoma
  • 2007 – Video and Multimedia Products of Information Technology Accessibility, TecAccess, Oklahoma
  • 2006 – Technical Course: Web HTML Accessibility, Access IT, Oklahoma
  • 2006 – Compliant & Accessible Telecommunications, TecAccess, Oklahoma
  • 2005 – Advanced Studies in E-Learning and Multimedia, Oklahoma ABLE Tech, Oklahoma
  • 2005 – Advanced Studies in Web Site Development, Oklahoma ABLE Tech, Oklahoma
  • 2004 – Advanced Macromedia Flash MX/MX 2004 Course, eClasses
  • 2004 – OK-AHEAD Fall Conference, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 2004 – WebAIM Web Accessibility Course, Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma State University [OSU], Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074

  • B.F.A. in Graphic Design
  • Minor in Art History
  • GPA: 3.6/4.0
  • August 1998 to May 2003

Charles Page High School

  • GPA: 4.00/4.00
  • Graduated: May 1998
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Volunteer Work

  • 2011 Chair of the CareerTech Employee's Association Board
  • 2009 - 2011 CareerTech Employee's Association Board Member
  • 2009 HOSA - Served as Judge for Student Poster Competition
  • 2007 Business Professionals of America (BPA) - Provided website accessibility workshop covering Section508c and the Oklahoma Electronic Information Technology Accessibility laws.
  • 2007 Created Stillwater United Way Silent Auction Website
  • 2006 Business Professionals of America (BPA) - Served as a Judge for the Website Design Competition
  • 2005 Business Professionals of America (BPA) - Served as a Judge for the Website Design Competition
  • 2003 Lectures to eighth graders at Stillwater Junior High School
  • 2001 Teaching Middle-Aged Art Class to students at Renaissance School of Stillwater [k5 through sixth grade classes]
  • 1999 - 2003 Marketing Director for OSU Water Ski Team
  • 1998 "Into the Streets" - Painting and cleaning at Payne County Youth Shelter
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Honors

  • 2008 Best Booth Design Award - State of Oklahoma's Quality Team Competition
  • 2003 Senior Design Exhibition : Honorable Mention
  • 2002 Student Inventational Show
  • 2000 Universal Limited Art Editions/Goldston New York Apprenticeship
  • 2000 Wentz Foundation Scholarship
  • 2000 Designer of Friends of the OSU Library Logo & Stationery
  • 1998 - 2003 Dean's Honor Roll
  • 1998 President's Leadership Scholarship
  • 1998 Valedictorian Four-Year Scholarship for Excellence
  • 1998 Columbia Tulsa Regional Medical Scholarship
  • 1997 Chapter Parliamentarian of SkillsUSA (Vocational Industry Clubs of America [VICA] )
  • 1996 Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation Member
  • 1995 - 2003 National Honor Society Member
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